SRINAGAR, Sept 11: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar inaugurated Audio-Visual Unit and Studio of the Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) at Media Complex, here today.
The Audio-Visual Unit and the Recording Studio has been constructed by the R&B Department at a cost of around Rs 1.30 crore.
Secretary Information Sarmad Hafeez, Director Information, Tariq Ahmad Zargar, Special Secretary Information Narinder Singh Bali, Joint Director Information (HQs) Saajid Yehaya Naqash, Joint Director Information Kashmir, Mohammed Ashraf Hakak, Deputy Director (AV), Rakesh Dubey and other officers of DIPR were present on the occasion.
The newly constructed Studio at Audio Visual Unit is a state-of-the-art facility and is equipped with the latest equipment required for a functional television studio.
After inaugurating the facility, K Vijay Kumar visited the studio and was briefed about its functioning. He interacted with the In-charge Studio and enquired about the equipment including cameras, editing machines, and other gadgets installed there.
He also visited the other facilities at the Media Complex including Central Media Centre, Auditorium and Conference Hall with video conferencing facility and appreciated the infrastructure available at the Media Complex.
Director Information, Tariq Ahmad Zargar apprised the Advisor that DIPR is providing these facilities to other departments for conducting programmes and meetings on rent basis. Various kinds of cultural and intellectual activities are being conducted in the Auditorium, Director DIPR informed the Advisor.
Meanwhile, the Advisor along with Secretary Information and other officers visited the Media Centre at the Complex. He also interacted with the staff and enquired about the functioning of Central Media Centre.
Later, the Advisor held informal interaction with the journalists and discussed with them the issues confronting them in the smooth discharge of their professional duties.